China’s PSG.LGD and multinational squad Team Secret are the first two invited teams at the ONE Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational this December, ONE Esports announced on September 6.
Both teams are established forces and fan-favorites in the Dota 2 pro scene, with Team Secret and PSG.LGD finishing fourth and third respectively at The International 2019 — the annual world championship for the game.
Both have ties to the Southeast Asian region; PSG.LGD’s Yap “XNova” Jian Wei and Team Secret’s Yeik “Midone” Nai Zheng are both from Malaysia, which neighbors Singapore.
PSG.LGD and Team Secret will join 10 yet-to-be-revealed teams at the event, which will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium from December 20 – 22 to compete for a share of the US$500,000 prize pool.
The ONE Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational is the first event in ONE Esports Dota 2 World Pro Invitational series, with a follow-up happening on April 17 – 19 next year at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Carlos Alimurung, CEO of ONE Esports, said:
“The ONE Dota 2 Singapore World Pro Invitational will showcase the world’s best Dota 2 talent, and we are pleased to confirm the attendance of PSG.LGD and Team Secret at our event. We will announce more teams soon and look forward to giving fans the best Dota 2 experience this December.”